William A. Pitney, III, Ed.D., ATC, FNATA
Associate Dean of Research, Resources and Innovation
Professor, Athletic Training

Department:

Kinesiology and Physical Education

Research Interests

  • Professional development, administration and management, and professional socialization in athletic training practice settings
  • Athletic Training Education

Education

Ed.D. Northern Illinois University, Adult Continuing Education

M.S. Eastern Michigan University, Physical Education

B.S. Indiana State University, Physical Education (with Specialization in Athletic Training)

Recent Scholarly Activities

Peer-Reviewed Articles

  • Romero, M.G., Pitney, W.A., Brumels, K., Mazerolle, S.M. Role strain part I: Experiences of athletic trainers employed in the professional sports setting. Journal of Athletic Training 2018;53(2):184-189.
  • Romero, M.G., Pitney, W.A., Brumels, K., Mazerolle, S.M. Role strain part II: Perceptions of athletic trainers employed in the professional sports setting. Journal of Athletic Training 2018;53(2):190-201.
  • Eason, C.M., Mazerolle, S.M., Denegar, C.R., Pitney, W.A., McGarry, J. Multilevel examination of job satisfaction and career intentions of collegiate athletic trainers: A quantitative approach. Journal of Athletic Training 2018;53(1):80-87.
  • Potteiger, K., Pitney, W.A., Cappaert, T.A., Wolfe, A. Athletic trainers’ attitudes and perceptions of environmental Sustainability. Journal of Athletic Training 2017;52(12):1109-1120.
  • Potteiger, K., Pitney, W.A., Cappaert, T.A., Wolfe, A. Examining the environmental effects of athletic training: Perceptions of waste and the use of green techniques. Journal of Athletic Training 2017;52(12):1121-1130.

Funded Projects

  • Pitney, W.A., Mazerolle, S.M., Rafeldt, D. (March, 2016). Athletic Trainers’ Perceptions of Organizational-Professional Conflict in Athletic Training Practice Settings. Grant submitted to the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association Research Assistance Committee for 1,250.00. 
  • Pitney, W.A., Weuve, C. (March, 2013). The Experiences and Perceptions of Workplace Bullying Among Athletic Trainers in the Secondary School Setting. Grant submitted to the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association (GLATA) Research Assistance Committee for 1,450.00.

Awards

  • Sayers Miller Distinguished Educator Award from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Executive Committee on Education (2016)
  • Outstanding Research-Based Manuscript from the Athletic Training Education Journal for the article titled "Supervising Athletic Trainers' Perceptions of Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainers' Professional Preparation" (2016)
  • Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (2015)
  • Faculty Mentor Award at the NIU Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day (2013)
  • Outstanding Educator Award from the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association (2013)

William Pitney

Contact

815-753-1163
wpitney@niu.edu
Graham 320
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